Design Fundamentals For Cannabis Grow Facilities

When:  Oct 27, 2020 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Chicago

Design Fundamentals For Cannabis Grow Facilities

Presented by:

Bruce C. Dobbs, P.E.
President, Mechanical Systems Engineering

Cannabis grow facilities are a new and emerging market for most of the design world.  This virtual presentation will provide an overview of cannabis growing and best practices for designing a functional, safe, code-compliant cannabis grow facility.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the grow cycles for cannabis plants, and the differences in optimal environment for the plants vs. human occupants
  2. Summarize the infrastructure requirements and typical security features of cannabis grow and extraction facilities.
  3. Discuss how to provide a functional, safe, & cost-effective design to the client.
  4. Analyze the pitfalls to avoid when designing a cannabis grow or extraction facility.

Continuing Education: 1.0 AIA/CES LU

Cost For Program Held Via Zoom:

CSI Chicago Members: FREE
CSI Member - Non-Chicago Chapter: $20*

Non-Member Professionals: $40*
(3 or more years of experience in construction)

Non-Member Emerging Professionals: $20*
(Fewer than 3 years of experience in construction)

Non-Member Student: $10*
(Full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program)

*Save 50% on your registration fee when you register by October 20, 2020.

Space is limited to first 100 registered attendees.  Registration is refundable up to 5 days before the event.

About Our Presenter:

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Bruce C. Dobbs, P.E.
President, Mechanical Systems Engineering

Bruce Dobbs is a registered mechanical engineer with over 35 years of experience in the energy and mechanical design fields.  Bruce has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.  He has been President of Mechanical Systems Engineering for the past 17 years.

In addition to doing design and energy work, Bruce is involved in education as an Adjunct Professor at Portland State University Maseeh School of Engineering and has been on the faculty since 1992.

Bruce is the past chair of the State of Oregon Energy Board, past president of Oregon Chapter of ASHRAE, and is on the Board of Directors for the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Oregon.

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